CCAC report | Fong blamed for faulty typhoon forecasting procedures

The Commission Against Corruption (CCAC) yesterday issued an investigation report on the Macau Meteorological and Geophysical Bureau (SMG)’s typhoon forecasting procedures. The report states that the

Philippines | Five months of Marawi siege reveals city in ruins

Smoke wafted from the smoldering carcasses of buildings and houses, with the dome of a mosque blasted out with holes, as Philippine troops battled yesterday to

Portuguese revisit Macau in soap opera

A Portuguese film crew is currently in Macau to film a part of a new Portuguese TV drama. Produced by Plural Entertainment for the television station TVI,

MIF | Angola seeking investors for its primary sector resources

The growing trade of China with Angola has significantly increased in the first seven months of this year, amounting to USD10 billion – a 50 percent increase

19th Party Congress | Conflicted goals: Freer markets, more party control

China’s ruling Communist Party is expanding its role in business even as it promises freer markets and support for entrepreneurs on the eve of President

New legal year | Neto Valente continues to call for judicial reform

Another year has passed without any substantial changes in the justice field,” said the president of the Macau Lawyers Association (AAM), Jorge Neto Valente. This was among

Communist Party Congress | Xi: One country, two systems best institutional guarantee for HK, Macau

At the opening of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party of China (CPC), Xi Jinping, President of China, said that the policy of “one country,

Q&A – Leong Sun Iok, Newly elected lawmaker: ‘Many people from the gaming sector supported me for the election’

Newly elected lawmaker Leong Sun Iok is the vice president of the Executive Board of the Macau Federation of Trade Unions (FAOM) and the deputy supervisor of

‘Convenience gambling’ at root of addiction, not IRs, says scholar

Problem gambling is not necessarily more prevalent in gaming meccas like Macau and Las Vegas, a professor on responsible gambling said on Tuesday, but it is often

Gaming | Crown hit by slot-machine tampering claims after China turmoil

An Australian lawmaker is demanding parliament and police probe claims that Crown Resorts illegally tampered with slot machines, a potential setback for the company controlled by

Analysis | China-Japan rivalry deepens as Xi and Abe on pace for more power

Asia’s two biggest economies both have their most powerful leaders in decades - and neither one has much incentive to mend a relationship that has long been

Co-working space a platform for local start-ups to collaborate

The trend of co-working spaces has been on the rise, particularly in Singapore, Hong Kong and Taiwan, with entrepreneurs, creatives and start-up businesses engaged in these spaces.

Fire Services answer more calls because of typhoon

The Fire Services Bureau (CB) has released operational data for the first nine months of 2017, showing that the number of cases related to the CB’s

Wagyu beef company in talks to open Macau shop

Japan’s corporate enfant terrible Takafumi Horie built one of the country’s most successful Internet businesses, stood for parliament, went to prison and started a space company that

Myanmar |Thousands more Rohingya Muslims cross border into Bangladesh

Thousands more Rohingya Muslims are fleeing large-scale violence and persecution in Myanmar and crossing into Bangladesh, where more than half a million others are already living in

Legislative Assembly | Ho Iat Seng almost uncontested

The newly inaugurated Macau Legislative Assembly (AL) plenary session re-elected president Ho Iat Seng, to a new mandate, the second after his election in 2013.

Q&A | Taleb Rifai – World Tourism Organization: China benefits from ‘serious’ attitute to tourism

Based in the Spanish capital Madrid, Taleb Rifai is the current Secretary General of the United Nations’ World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), having been unanimously elected to

Global Tourism Economy Forum | Pansy Ho: Macau must develop own brands to mature tourism

The Global Tourism Economy Forum (GTEF) 2017 kicked off yesterday at Grand Hyatt Macau with secretary general Pansy Ho saying it was necessary for Macau

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